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  1. Young-Helmholtz trichromatic (Three Color) theory
  2. anterior pituitary
  3. parathyroid
  4. Hue
  5. Figure ground
  1. a produces and secretes several hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction
  2. b The organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)
  3. c next to thyroid; secretes parathormone; controls level of calcium
  4. d The theory that the retina contains 3 different color receptors - one most sensitive to red, one most sensitive to green, one to blue - which, when stimulated in combination, can produce the perception of any color.
  5. e The dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blues, green, and so forth.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. our tendency to recall best the last and first items in a list
  2. brain and spinal cord
  3. retention independent of conscious recollection
  4. Also called adrenaline, a hormone that stimulates body systems in response to stress.
  5. The processing of many aspects of a problem simultaneously; the brain's natural mode of information processing for many functions, including vision. Contrasts with the step-by-step (serial) processing of most computers and of conscious problem solving.

5 True/False questions

  1. Auditionthe sense or act of hearing


  2. primingAlleviating stress using emotional, cognitive, or behavioral methods.


  3. amnesialoss of memory


  4. medullalower or hindmost part of the brain


  5. temporal lobethat part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head